Martin Kocher
(-About 1762)
Sarah Kosin
Johannes Jost Georg
Anna Juliana Segni
Peter Kocher
(1740-1803)
Anna Elisabetha George
(1741-1807)
Simon Kocher
(1764-1833)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Maria Elisabetha Danner

Simon Kocher 1 2

  • Born: 6 Aug 1764, Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA 1
  • Marriage (1): Maria Elisabetha Danner
  • Died: 19 Apr 1833, Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA at age 68 1
  • Buried: Lowhill Twp.: Lowhill Church Cemetery, Lehigh, PA

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Lowhill Reformed Church - Kocher children bapttisms in 1790 in Lowhill Twp.: Lowhill Reformed Church, Lehigh, PA. 3

2. He appeared on the census in 1800 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA. 4 This was actually in Northampton County in 1800, from which Lehigh County was formed in 1812.

3. He appeared on the census in 1820 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA. 5 The Simon Kocher household had:
Males (born)
10-15 (1805-1810) = 1 son
45 & over (<=1775) = 1 father Simon
Females (born)
10-15 (1805-1810) = 1 daughter
45 & over (<=1775) = 1 wife

4. He appeared on the census in 1830 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA. 6

5. Book: Anniversary History of Lehigh County, Vol. II, 1914. 1
Simon Kocher, son of Peter, was born Aug. 6, 1764. He purchased the homestead, which he farmed until his death, April 19, 1833. He was married to Maria Elizabeth, a daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth Danner, and they had twelve children: a son Benjamin and four daughters, who were respectively married to Andrew Knerr, Jacob Holben, Christian Kramlich and Andrew Hartman; and seven others who died young. They were members of the Reformed Congregation of the Lowhill Church, and were buried in the cemetery there.


Simon married Maria Elisabetha Danner, daughter of Jacob Danner and Elisabetha. (Maria Elisabetha Danner was born on 1 Feb 1771 in , Lehigh, PA 7, christened in , Lehigh, PA, died on 17 Nov 1853 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA and was buried in Lowhill Twp.: Lowhill Church Cemetery, Lehigh, PA 1.)


Sources


1 Roberts, Charles Rhodes, History Of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Volume II (Allentown, Pa., Lehigh Valley Pub. Co., 1914. 3 volumes, illustrated, maps. Prepared by a committee appointed by the Lehigh County Historical Society; chapters contributed by various writers.).

2 Portrait and Biographical Record of Lehigh, Northampton and Carbon Counties, Pennsylvania (Chapman Publishing Company, 1894. 993 pages. Available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=sM8wAQAAMAAJ .), Page 456, biography of John F. Kocher M.D.

3
Lowhill Reformed Congregation, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, 1769-1881
(http://www.ancestry.com).

4 1800 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Roll 37 Book 1, Page 565.

5 1800 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lehigh County, Roll 104 Book 1, Page 173.

6 1830 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lehigh County, Lowhill Township Page 109.

7 1800 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Roll 37 Book 1, Page 578.



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